University of Jammu was established by an Act of State Legislature which divided the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir University into the Universities of Jammu and Kashmir respectively in 1969. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. It is accredited as A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The Governor of the Jammu and KashmirState is the Chancellor and the Chief Minister is the Pro-Chancellor of the University.
Location of University of Jammu
The University is currently located on the banks of the Tawi River. The University is located in the City of Temples - Jammu Tawi. The main campus of Jammu University is located at Baha Saheb Ambedkar Road in Jammu.
Faculties of University of Jammu
The University of Jammu has 11 faculties and 36 academic departments which are as follows:
Faculty of Mathematical Science:
Department of Mathematics
Department of Statistics
Department of Computer Science and Information and Technology
Faculty of Life Sciences:
School of Biotechnology
Department of Botany
Department of Environmental Science
Department of Zoology
Faculty of Sciences:
Department of Chemistry
Department of Geology
Department of Geography
Department of Home Science
Department of Physics and Electronics
Department of Remote Sensing and GIS
Faculty of Arts/Oriental Languages:
Department of Buddhist Studies
Department of Dogri
Department of English
Department of Hindi
Department of Punjabi
Department of Sanskrit
Department of Urdu
Faculty of Education:
Department of Education
Department of Physical Education
Faculty of Business Studies:
The Business School
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
International Centre for Cross Cultural Research and Human Resource Management
Department of Commerce
Faculty of Law:
Department of Law
The Law School
Faculty of Social Science:
Department of Economics
Department of History
Department of Political Science
Department of Library and Information Science
Department of Psychology
Department for Strategic and Regional Studies
Department of Sociology
Department of Life Long Learning
Other faculties are:
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Music and Fine Arts
Facilities of University of Jammu
University of Jammu has two campuses - New Campus at Bahu Wali Rakh, with an area of about 118.70 acres and another small old campus at Canal Road, having an area of 10.5 acres. The new campus is well laid and is well earmarked for different activities. It has housing accommodation for all types of University employees. There is a central library, an auditorium, canteens, post office, a stall for photocopying, and other stationery items. The Dhanvantri Library, the Central Library of the University offers about 5 lakh books, journals, and 250 current periodicals, etc.
In the campus there is a bookshop, a bank and a post office. There are canteens for refreshment at suitable places. For guests there is a well-maintained Guest House within the campus. A sports complex and grounds for different games and activities constitute another important feature of the new campus. There is a botanical and a cactus garden in the campus.
(Last Updated on : 17-05-2018)
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